App Reviews

Tiny Builders - Digger, Crane and Dumper for Kids! App Poster Image
age 3+
Diversity stands out in construction-site sandbox.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Barbie Fashion Design Maker App Poster Image
age 6+
One outfit, many fabrics available in limited toy tie-in.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2014)
Foldify App Poster Image
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age 8+
Classic 3-D paper craft transformed; actual paper optional.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
Toca Hair Salon Me App Poster Image
age 8+
Kids play hair stylist for mom, the dog, or even themselves.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Minnie Fashion Tour App Poster Image
age 5+
Dress-up app is entertaining but fuels shallow stereotype.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Disney Princess Palace Pets App Poster Image
age 4+
Pet-primping game is precious; hogs camera roll and storage.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Minnie Bow Maker App Poster Image
age 3+
Girl-centric app will please dress-up fans but is limited.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2012)
LEGO Super Hero Movie Maker App Poster Image
age 6+
Good tool for making stop-motion movies; LEGOs not required.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Mancala: FS5 App Poster Image
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age 7+
Gorgeous rendition of classic with multiplayer options.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
Neuroshima Hex App Poster Image
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age 10+
Complex, nuanced board game app requires strategy, focus.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
HowStuffWorks App Poster Image
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age 12+
Popular, trusted resource covers mature topics responsibly.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2011)
Ticket to Ride App Poster Image
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age 13+
Good version of board game pushes online play, maps to buy.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
Chess With Friends App Poster Image
age 14+
Great way to play chess anytime; includes open chat.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
MONOPOLY App Poster Image
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age 8+
Faithful adaptation of classic game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2010)
Scrabble App Poster Image
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age 13+
Fantastic version of board classic with lots of tools.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)